28th and 29th ASEAN Summits Chairman’s Statement

JASTIP was mentioned in the Chairman’s Statement of this ASEAN Summits.

28th and 29th ASEAN Summits held on 6-7 September 2016 in Lao PDR.

” 63. We noted with appreciation the increasing efforts to strengthen cooperation with dialogue and other partners in science, technology and innovation (STI). We welcomed the launching of the inaugural Exchange Programme for Young ASEAN Officials under the Sakura Science Plan; the Japan-ASEAN Science, Technology and Innovation Platform (JASTIP) and the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). We recognised that the efforts towards nurturing the gifted students in science and their mentors continue to be sustained with the successful conduct of the 7 th ASEAN Plus Three Teacher Workshop and Student Camp, and the 5th ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey. We looked forward to the adoption by the Science and Technology Ministers of the work plan to operationalise the ASEAN Plan of Action on Science, Technology and Innovation (APASTI) 2016-2025. ”